LATEST STORIES

City eyeing to inoculate all unvaccinated Dabawenyos on ‘Bayanihan, Bakunahan’

The city government of Davao is looking to inoculate remaining Dabawenyos who have not been...

Big-ticket projects position Davao Region as an investment magnet

The number of township developments, mixed-use developments, and subdivisions is showing a booming real estate...

City Council approves Save Heritage Trees Ordinance

The Davao City Council has passed the Save Heritage Trees Ordinance or the Ordinance Protecting...

TESDA 11, Nordeco hold training for IPs on electrical installation

The regional office of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA 11) in partnership...

Mati donates equipment to PCG

The City of Mati has donated anew equipment and materials to the Philippine Coast...

CHO to mobilize employees, contact tracers for ‘Bayanihan, Bakunahan’

City Health Office (CHO) employees and contact tracers will be mobilized as encoders and staff...

SPMC, private hospitals begin booster shots to health workers

The Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) and some private hospitals in Davao City have started...

Neutralized communist terrorists skyrocket to 2,000: EastMinCom

The number of communist terrorists neutralized in Eastern Mindanao skyrocketed to 2,000, during the period...

NorMin rice prod’n to improve with P1.8-B irrigation project

Rice production in Northern Mindanao is expected to improve after the PHP1.8-billion irrigation projects were...

THE ECONOMY

DA-13 gives ASF-affected families P6.3-M indemnity

The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 13 (Caraga) has indemnified 467 affected families when the African swine fever...

PROPERTY

Aeon Towers launches early move-in promo

Aeon Luxe Properties, Inc. Sales Admin Manager Luis Dollesin welcomes new homeowner in a ceremonial turnover event held at Club Aeon, Aeon Towers on...

VANTAGE POINTS

THINK ON THESE: Going back to basics

If someone mentions the words “organic agriculture,” what comes into your mind right away? Environment-friendly, natural, not using pesticides and other chemicals, sustainable, regenerative,...

THINK ON THESE: Save our watersheds

Davao City, the country’s biggest urbanite in terms of land area, is booming despite the ongoing pandemic. Construction of several establishments is sprouting just...

EDITORIAL: Accidental politician

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go is not a pure-bred politician. He is a worker, a classic public servant. So when he was suddenly thrust to politics, first as a candidate to the Philippine Senate, everything happened by accident. But luck was on the side of this accidental politician he won a seat to the upper chamber when 21 million Filipinos gave him their vote, the third highest in the 2019 elections. And now, by another stroke of...

HEALTH

HEALTH: TB in the time of Covid-19 Pandemic

It may be a disease of the past but tuberculosis (TB) is still killing people – more than a million of them. In fact, TB deaths have increased for the first time in a decade, as a direct result of the coronavirus disease 2019...

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT | Air Pollution: When breathing is dangerous to your health

Air pollution may have dropped from news headlines since the pandemic started but it remains a lethal danger to many. Although health officials are focused more on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the last two years, air pollution precipitates conditions including heart disease, lung...

AGRI TRENDS

AGRITRENDS: Much ado about the staple rice

For thousands of years, rice (known in the science world as Oryza sativa) has been part of the human diet. Historical evidence suggests that rice may have been produced and consumed up to 10,000 years ago. “This, alongside its current global status as the...

FEATURES

COVID caught me – Lessons on death and life

You hear those stories on the news, read them on your feed…you never really actually think it will hit you. But it did! Three words came out of my doctor husband’s lips…Oh my God... We were both looking at my swab result. I looked away and...

BIGGER PICTURE

BIGGER PICTURE | Mixed Temptation: When Chinese foods and drinks come together

Okay, you can now dine in restaurants. Now good news: liquor ban is now lifted. This means, you can now drink your favorite alcoholic drink in bars. Even better is the good news: you...

IN PICTURES

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO

Urbanissimo: All for mom at Seda Abreeza

In celebration of Mother’s Day and in honor of Moms serving in the frontlines in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, Seda Abreeza is holding a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at its all-day-dining restaurant, Misto on May 9. Available from 10am to 1pm, the Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet features Misto’s signature Roasted Angus Beef Shortplate...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Maya on the Block: Parks of Joy

Indeed, Christmas is a season of joy. For SM Lanang Premier, joy comes in verdant green colors. For SM City Davao, joy means loads of thrill. This holiday season, SM Supermalls in Davao reimagined Christmas through thoughtful moments through decors inspired by gardens and parks made to bring joy to Dabawenyos in the middle of this...

COMPETITIVE EDGE

SPORTS

SPORTS KEN: Carlsen vs Nepomniatchi

Chess will take center stage when Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi duel for the title in the World Chess Championship in Dubai this week...

SPORTS KEN: Wesley So retains US chess crown

Already named the US grandmaster of the year a while back, Fil-Am super GM Wesley So added another feather to his multi-decorated cap by...

Ancajas faces Ioka in Dec. 31 title unification fight

Jerwin Ancajas (33-1-2, 22 KOs), from Panabo City, Philippines, and Kazuto Ioka (27-2, 15 KOs), from Tokyo, Japan, will put up their dukes and their respective IBF and WBO junior bantamweight world titles, when they collide in a world title unification battle on Saturday, December 31, at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo. Promoted by...

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